Kinnaird Cup Final 2015: Five(s) Stars - Dunbar and Cooley do it again

Kinnaird Cup Final 2015_9

 

T.Dunbar & S.Cooley beat M.Wiseman & J.Toop 3-1 (8-12, 12-3, 12-3, 12-10)

 

Mark Williams reports:

 

23/03/15: On a sunny, balmy afternoon at Eton a sizeable crowd gathered to witness a potentially intriguing clash between the holders, Tom Dunbar and Seb Cooley, and their closest rivals, James Toop and Matthew Wiseman. Both pairs won their semi-finals 3-0 conceding few points, and clearly established themselves as the two leading pairs in the contemporary game. They had played each other twice earlier in the season: Dunbar and Cooley winning the London final at Harrow convincingly 3-0, but in the Northern final at Shrewsbury, Toop and Wiseman won the second game, and competed strongly in both third and fourth to narrowly lose 1-3. Thus the spectators sensed a narrowing of the gap between the two pairs, and this final promised to be a titanic clash: it did not disappoint.

 

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Kinnaird Cup Final 2013: Three in a row for Dunbar and Cooley

Kinnaird Cup Final 2013_13

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T.Dunbar & S.Cooley beat G.Campbell & P.Dunbar 3-0 (12-5, 12-7, 12-3)

 

Tom Dunbar and Seb Cooley continued their three year winning streak as a pair with a third successive Kinnaird Cup final win at Eton on Sunday in a very high quality final against Peter Dunbar and George Campbell.

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